Happy Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul!

What an exciting day in the Church this holy day is! Today we celebrate the lives of Saints Peter and Paul, two of the most daring preachers of the Gospel and apostles chosen by Christ in the beginning of the Church to help the spread of Catholic Christianity.

Take some time today to read the about Saints Peter and Paul in the New Testament. Their stories are sources of inspiration for all Christians who struggle with remaining faithful in their journey with Christ and who hope to evangelize their world.

Check out our page on the papacy too, for more about St. Peter, the first pope!

Saints Peter and Paul, pray for us!

CCH Recommends…

Five Myths and Misconceptions about the Papacy,” an article by Patrick Madrid from his book, Pope Fiction.

Find out the facts behind these fictional statements:

Fiction 1 - Peter was not the first Pope

Fiction 2 - The Pope cannot be the Successor of Peter

Fiction 3 - The Papacy is a medieval invention

Fiction 4 - Pope Joan

Fiction 5 - The Pope is the Beast of Revelation 13